Bristol Airport announces Jobs Fairs schedules

Following the success of similar events, Bristol Airport will be hosting a number of Jobs Fairs to showcase the range of job opportunities on offer. BRISTOL, UK, 2018-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Airport will be teaming up with business partners based across its site at the two events – one in February and one… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes bmi’s brand-new flight from to Gothenburg

Bristol Airport welcomes bmi’s brand-new flight from to Gothenburg   BRISTOL, UK, 2018-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — bmi further developed its network from its Bristol hub today (22nd Jan 2018), as it launched its brand-new flight from Bristol to Gothenburg. Passengers at Bristol Airport travelling on board the first flight were treated to delicious… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes TUI’s additional weekly flight to the Greek island of Kos and Turkish destination of Dalaman

BRISTOL, UK, 2018-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — TUI the UK’s largest holiday brand, has today announced it has added an additional weekly flight to the popular Greek island of Kos and Turkish destination of Dalaman for summer 2018 operating out of Bristol Airport. TUI adds thousands of seats for summer 2018 from Bristol Airport.  Holidaymakers… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport starts construction of its multi-storey car park

New facility to be open for summer 2018 BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — A £9.5 million car park development commenced at Bristol Airport this week (8 November).  Construction of a multi-storey car park – the first on the Airport site – is now underway and will create more than 1,000 spaces situated within… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes easyJet’s first ever flight from Bristol to Athens

Bristol, England, 2017-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has launched its first ever flight from Bristol to Athens. The new route to another European capital is part of Bristol’s ongoing expansion, including the first easyJet flight to Stockholm last Monday. The airline’s biggest base outside of London now flies to 65 destinations… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport trials self-service bag drop technology

BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — A trial of self-service bag drop technology commenced at Bristol Airport earlier this week (Wednesday 12 July 2017), saving time for passengers flying with easyJet. Self-service bag drop puts passengers in control of their own hold baggage check in procedure, reducing processing time and queuing when compared to… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport trials self-service bag drop technology

BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — A trial of self-service bag drop technology commenced at Bristol Airport earlier this week (Wednesday 12 July 2017), saving time for passengers flying with easyJet. Self-service bag drop puts passengers in control of their own hold baggage check in procedure, reducing processing time and queuing when compared to the… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport officially opens newly expanded immigration hall

BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport’s newly expanded immigration hall, which includes 10 of the latest ePassport gates, was officially opened today (Thursday 22 June) by the Immigration Minister, Brandon Lewis. The 10 new ePassport gates, which provide an automated, fast and secure route through the border, replace the three first-generation… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport names Nigel Scott as Business Development Director

BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Previously Sales and Marketing Director with cleaning technology company, Kärcher, and a former European Marketing Director for Dyson, Nigel brings a wealth of international business experience to the new role which will be instrumental in raising Bristol Airport’s profile as the major gateway for the South West of the UK. As… Read the full press release

Easyjet Marks Bristol Airport’s 60th Anniversary With “Spirit of Bristol” Airbus A319

London Luton, 2017-May-10 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet has today unveiled an aircraft especially named to help celebrate Bristol Airport’s 60thanniversary. The Airbus A319 has been named Spirit of Bristol to mark the airport’s milestone. easyJet, Bristol’s largest airline, started operations out of Bristol in 2002 and today the airport is the airline’s largest UK… Read the full press release

New bus service to connect Weston-super-Mare and Bristol Airport

New service between Weston-super-Mare and Bristol Airport BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The first of a new look fleet of buses will commence a new service on Sunday 30 April 2017 connecting Weston-super-Mare and Bristol Airport. The new A3 AirportFlyer service will commence on Sunday 30th April having been successfully tendered and won by First… Read the full press release

Thomson and First Choice increase capacity at Bristol Airport

Thomson and First Choice increase capacity from Bristol Airport and introduce new routes to Funchal, Madeira and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Thomson and First Choice are today announcing increased capacity at Bristol Airport for anyone taking a holiday in summer 2018. This includes new routes to Funchal, Madeira… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport and KLM sponsor Bath round of The Tour Series 2017

BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport and KLM have been announced as joint sponsors of The Tour Series 2017 when it comes to Bath on Saturday 20 May. Bath will host the first ever Saturday night stage of The Tour Series and the Matrix Fitness Women’s Grand Prix with a brand new… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport begins work on its £2.3 million project to enlarge and enhance the immigration hall

BRISTOL, Enland, 2017-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Latest improvements will enhance arrivals experience for passengers Work will begin on Monday 16th January on a £2.3 million project to enlarge and enhance the immigration hall at Bristol Airport.   On completion in April, it will take the number of passport control points from the current ten to a… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport names Children’s Hospice South West as its charity partner for the third year running

BRISTOL, England, 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — For the third year running, Children’s Hospice South West has been named Bristol Airport’s charity partner following a vote by Airport staff. More than 20,000 raised for local charity in 2016. During 2016, staff and passengers raised more than £20,000 for the North Somerset based charity, with initiatives… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport records 11.3% increase YoY in 2016 passenger numbers

BRISTOL, England, 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — More than 7.5 million passengers used Bristol Airport last year, surpassing the total for 2015 by over three quarters of a million passengers*. The record annual number represents an 11.3 per cent increase year on year, and a seventh consecutive year of growth for England’s third largest regional… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport opens new Changing Places facility to meet needs of all customers with disability

BRISTOL, 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — A new Changing Places facility was recently opened in the landside area of the main terminal at Bristol Airport by Andy Wright, Managing Director of Accessible Travel, specialists in providing holidays for the less mobile. Standard accessible toilets are unable to meet the needs of all travelling customers… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport implements BlipTrack passenger queue and flow management solution from Denmark-based BLIP Systems

BRISTOL, England, 2016-Dec-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport, one of UK´s fastest growing airports, is implementing a queue and flow management solution from Denmark-based BLIP Systems to help enhance the passenger experience and improve operational efficiency. The solution, called BlipTrack, measures passenger flow and dwell times, which enables the airport to understand how travellers… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport: Christmas party and flight with Santa for families from two charities

Aviation businesses joined forces to put on a Christmas party and flight with Santa for families needing hospice care and children with upper limb differences. Bristol, England, 2016-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The event was organised by Airbus and Bristol Airport and they have been supported by ACC Charter and Eastern Airways who run… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport announces £20 million investment to extend car parks at Silver Zone

Improvements to car parks at Bristol Airport are on the way, following approval of three schemes by North Somerset Council’s Planning & Regulatory Committee Bristol, England, 2016-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — New reception building at heart of enhanced Silver Zone A total of £20 million is being invested across the Silver Zone, staff and long-stay… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport expects 110,000 passengers this busy bank holiday weekend

More than 110,000 passengers are expected to use Bristol Airport over the Bank Holiday weekend (Friday 26 August – Monday 29 August inclusive). Bristol, ENGLAND, 2016-Aug-25 — /Travel PR News/ — With the summer season already on track to surpass previous passenger levels, airlines and tour operators are reporting strong bookings for what is traditionally one… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport installs ‘bee bed and breakfast’ to enhance biodiversity on and around the site

BRISTOL, UK, 2016-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — A ‘bee bed and breakfast’ has been installed at Bristol Airport as part of a programme to enhance biodiversity on and around the site. Located in a meadow between the Long Stay car park and nearby Downside Road, the specially designed habitat aims to encourage pollinators by providing… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport hosts Cleeve Nursery’s giant-sized watering can as part of the Chelsea Fringe Festival

Giant-sized watering can showcases tropical plants linked to destinations. Bristol, UK, 2016-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of the Chelsea Fringe Festival, Bristol Airport will play host to Cleeve Nursery’s giant-sized watering can in the main check-in area of the terminal from Wednesday for a four week period. What’s believed to be the world’s… Read the full press release

Airbus, fly2help and Bristol Airport hosted an event for young people from charities Reach, CLIC Sargent and Ronald McDonald House Bristol

BRISTOL, UK, 2016-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Aircraft manufacturer Airbus teamed up with aviation charity fly2help and Bristol Airport to host a very special action packed day of flight for local young people and their families. The young people, all aged four to 16, came from charities Reach, CLIC Sargent and Ronald McDonald House Bristol. They… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport: bmi regional announces 2016 summer schedule

BRISTOL, UK, 2016-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Following on from the success of its existing seven routes out of Bristol Airport, bmi regional has made some exciting changes and improvements to its schedule for summer 2016 by adding additional rotations and improving schedules. The new 2016 summer schedule adds a further ten flights to bmi… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport: Stagecoach South West launches first dedicated 24/7 coach service across the South West

BRISTOL, UK, 2016-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach South West announced today the launch of the South West Falcon: the first dedicated 24/7 coach service connecting major locations across the South West. Stagecoach launching first 24/7 coach service connecting the South West region Investment of £2.5m in fleet of eight new coaches, all with free… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport: easyJet carried 40 million passengers since it launched services 14 years ago

easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has reached a key milestone in its operation by carrying 40 million passengers to and from Bristol Airport since it launched services 14 years ago. BRISTOL, UK, 2016-Jan-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Since introducing its first flights from Bristol in 2001, the airline has grown significantly. It is now easyJet’s largest… Read the full press release

bmi regional and Bristol Airport hosted residents of Children’s Hospice South West’s Charlton Farm for Christmas party and scenic flight over the UK

Christmas came early for youngsters from a local hospice yesterday, when they joined bmi regional at Bristol Airport for a special Santa Flight. BRISTOL, England, 2015-12-8 — /Travel PR News/ — One of the season’s most anticipated festive treats, bmi regional together with Bristol Airport invited hosted young people and their families for a Christmas… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport: Antique ‘Bristol Bear’ to be auctioned; proceeds will go to Children’s Hospice South West

100 year old teddy left in departures to get new home and help children’s charity. BRISTOL, 2015-11-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The story of the 100-year-old teddy bear found abandoned in Bristol Airport’s departure lounge is set for a new chapter next month. The bear will go under the hammer on 3 December at… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport introduces new uniform for its Customer Operations teams working in the terminal and car parks

Summer starts with a “brand” new uniform BRISTOL, 2015-5-22 — /Travel PR News/ — New uniformsPassengers using Bristol Airport this summer will notice new look uniforms for the Customer Operations teams working in the terminal and car parks, with over 100 staff wearing the specially designed clothing. The uniform is designed around the Airport’s brand… Read the full press release